About Kargil Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Constituency
Kargil is a town in district by the same name in Jammu and kashmir. It is also the district headquarters. The town was previously known as Purig. The assembly constituency of Kargil falls under Ladakh parliamentary constituency. The JKNC occupied the seat from 1977 to 2002. However in 2002 the party lost to an independent candidate. In 2008 assembly elections, JKNC managed to get back the seat. Qamar Ali Akhoon of JKNC won the elections and is the current MLA. He defeated Haji Nissar Ali, an independent candidate and the 2002 elections winner. Akhoon secured 22935 votes as against Ali's 17635 votes.
Sitting and previous MLAs from Kargil Assembly Constituency
Below is the list of winners and runners-up in the Kargil assembly elections conducted so far.
|Year||A C No.||Constituency Name||Category||Winner||Gender||Party||Votes||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Votes|
|2014||49||Kargil||GEN||Asgar Ali Karbalaie||M||INC||22911||Anayat Ali||M||PDP||12406|
|2008||49||Kargil||GEN||Qamar Ali Akhoon||M||JKN||22935||Haji Nissar Ali||M||IND||17635|
|2002||49||Kargil||GEN||Haji Nissar Ali||M||IND||27384||Qamar Ali Akhoon||M||JKN||20988|
|1996||49||Kargil||GEN||Qamar Ali Akhoon||M||JKN||24183||Hassan Khan||M||INC||12104|
|1987||44||Kargil||GEN||Qamar Ali||M||JKN||35559||Kachoo Mohd Ali Khan||M||IND||4427|
|1983||44||Kargil||GEN||Munshi Habibullah||M||JKN||18729||Kachoo Mohd Ali Khan||M||INC||18469|
|1977||44||Kargil||GEN||Munshi Habibullah||M||JKN||13549||Kachoo Mohd Ali Khan||M||INC||11021|
|1972||44||Kargil||GEN||Kachoo Mohd Ali Khan||M||INC||Uncontested|
|1967||44||Kargil||GEN||Kachoo Mohd Ali Khan||M||IND||10868||A. I. Shah||M||INC||7309|
|1962||75||Kargil||GEN||Agha Sayad Ibrahim Shah||M||NC||Uncontested|
Last Updated on March 27, 2020